How Mary Burst Into My Life

As a protestant who converted to Catholicism, my walk with God has been a continual story of having the rug ripped from under my feet, forcing me to relinquish my treasured old ways of thinking and embracing new ideas and spiritual truths. Pope Francis described how God surprises us at the EASTER VIGIL on 30 March 2013 at the Vatican Basilica.
Newness often makes us fearful, including the newness which God brings us, the newness which God asks of us.  We are afraid of God’s surprises. Dear brothers and sisters, we are afraid of God’s surprises! He always surprises us! The Lord is like that.”
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